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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and William Saletan discuss passage of health care reform, the compromise on abortion rights, and scandal in the Catholic Church. 

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week’s show:

Richard Hofstadter’s The Paranoid Style in American Politics.
John chatters about David Frum’s controversial statements on health care reform and subsequent resignation from his position as resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
William chatters about the battle between technology and totalitarianism.
David chatters about New York Magazine’s piece on testosterone and risk on Wall Street.

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Posted on March 26 by Gail Sullivan at 12:54 p.m.